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Sunday, September 19, 1999 Published at 20:06 GMT 21:06 UK


Big fight in pictures

Felix Trinidad out-pointed Oscar De La Hoya in front of a star-studded crowd in Las Vegas to become king of the welterweights.

Click here for a report on the "fight of the decade".

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Trinidad (right), who staged a storming comeback in the late rounds, lands a right jab.

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An ecstatic Trinidad is carried by his corner after being awarded the title.

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De La Hoya (left), who dominated the early rounds, throws a left hook.

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Tennis aces Steffi Graf and US Open champion Andre Agassi enjoy the action.

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Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson shouts encouragement from ringside.

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Actor Michael Douglas and rising British star Catherine Zeta Jones watch the fight.

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De La Hoya is gracious in defeat as he congratulates Trinidad.

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The case for the defence - De La Hoya faces the press after his defeat.

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Trinidad's promoter, the always ebullient Don King, celebrates his man's win at the post-fight press conference.

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